The business and affairs of Inland Power & Light are managed under the direction of a board of trustees. Generally, this board determines policy and direction that allow management to carry out the day-to-day business and operations. Inland’s board is comprised of seven trustees, who represent a specific geographical district.
The Board of Trustees meet once a month, but additional attendance at meetings or conferences may also be needed to deal with special issues. Trustees spend an average of 25 days a year serving the cooperative.
As per qualifications required by the bylaws, trustees must reside within and be an actual user of Inland Power & Light electric service in the district for which he/she is elected. Members who are employed by or have a financial interest in a competing enterprise or a business selling electric energy, supplies or services to the cooperative are not eligible to apply. Members who hold an elective public office in connection with which a salary is paid are also not eligible to apply.
Length of Terms: At each annual meeting of the members, one trustee will be elected by ballot to fill each expiring term to serve for three (3) years. Candidates for at-large positions can be from any district, but both at-large trustees cannot be from the same district.
BOARD OF TRUSTEE ELECTION ROTATION
2022: Trustees in districts 4 and 6 will be elected at the 2022 annual meeting and every three years thereafter.
2023: Trustees in districts 5 and 7 will be elected at the 2023 annual meeting and every three years thereafter.
2024: Trustees in districts 1, 2 and 3 will be elected at the 2024 annual meeting and every three years thereafter.